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through it. she's in northwest d.c. where paula broadwell was spotted a short time ago. >> reporter: derek and anita, she's the woman at the center of this high-powered scandal. until now paula broadwell has remained largely out of sight. that is until tonight. she's in northwest d.c. take a look at this video shot earlier. she's basically captures her in her brother's apartment. d.c. attorney in his mount pleasant home. she's in the kitchen, apparently preparing dinner. if you're finding it tough to keep up with the twists and turns of this drama, here's a rundown. was it really just friday when we found out the affair between the very much married, now former cia director david petraeus and this woman, the also very much married biographer paula broadwell. >> you may know the affair came to light after this woman, 37- year-old jill kelley complained to a friend, an fbi agent. that would be this person here, that she was receiving threatening e-mails, reportedly from broadwell launching an investigation, and that put the lid on this. general john allen, a top commander in afghanistan, the
exchanged with 39-year-old journalist paula broadwell, the author of a book about him. patraeus called his behavior unacceptable and said after being married for 37 years i showed extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. president obama accepted the -- he said he witches them the very best at this time. patraeus, a military phd changed the war in iraq and afghanistan. >> he's enormously important. >> reporter: usa military writer and author of the iraq book "a chance in hell" jim michael. >> he was foundering around in the early years of these wars, and he really helped set the strategy and the direction of the u.s. military in both those wars. >> reporter: presidents learned to trust his judgment and he lobbied for that cia director's job. >> i wanted this job. this is something that was not a month or two or three in the making. >> reporter: 14 months ago he got it being sworn in with his wife by his side. his deputy michael morell has been acting director of the cia. it's morell who will testify against congress next week on cia performance on libya where a raid ki
suspended paula broadwell aus security clearance. she was -- broadwell's security clearance. her complaint about the threatening e-mails made to fbi agent frederick humphreys are the ones that revealed the patraeus affair. tonight we're also hearing from general john allen, he's the top commander in afghanistan and he says he will fully cooperate with the investigation. thousands of e-mails have been discovered between him and joe kelly. both maintain they have done nothing wrong and the president today was weighing in. >> i have no evidence at this point that classified information was disclosed that in anyway would have had a negative indication. >> as for general john allen, the white house and lawmakers continued to express confidence in his leadership, but his promotion is on hold. >>> from addition to discussing the patraeus scandal, president obama addressed the fiscal cliff and the attack on libya today. it's his first press conference since his reelection. they'll block because of comments she made after the attack on benghazi. >> go after the u.n. ambassador who had nothing to do
agents are inside the home of general petraeus' former mistress, paula broadwell. agents at the scene won't say what they're looking for. however they were spotted carrying out boxes and taking photos inside her charlotte home. general petraeus resigned friday after admitting to a marital affair with broadwell. broadwell is accused of sending threatening e-mails to kelley warning her to stay away from petraeus. she reported the e-mails, which triggered the investigation that led to the fbi to broadwell and evidence of the affair. members of the senate intelligence committee are asking why they didn't know the fbi was investigating david petraeus until he resigned. retired general richard myers told cbs this morning with investigation of this nature, notifying superiors is common. >> we saw lots of investigations in the military where the allegations were not proven yet, but that the chain of kidnapped was made aware that somebody was being looked at for whatever. >> before the scandal, general petraeus had been scheduled to answer questions on capitol hill this week about the deadly attac
with paula broadwell, a 40-year-old west point graduate who wrote a biography of petraeus that was published early this year. >> i can't believe it, but that's what it is. >> reporter: today we learned that the fbi discovered petraeus' affair with broadwell while investigating claims by another woman, jill kelley, that broadwell was sending kelley threatening e-mails. kelley was a social liason in florida, and has declined to talk publicly about the scandal except to say she and her family have been friendly with petraeus and his family for more than five years. >> we received no advance notice. it was like a lightning bolt. >> reporter: democratic senator diane feinstein is head of the senate intelligence committee. she intends to hold hearings into why for several months the fbi kept her committee mostly in the dark about their investigation. >> this is something that could have had an effect on national security. i think we should have been told. >> according to cbs news, petraeus claims his affair with broadwell lasted less than a year, beginning at the end of last year just after he bec
-mails. that person turned out to be paula broadwell according to the post. the identity of the woman who received those e-mails was not discharged and her relationship to petraeus is unknown. broadwell is unavailable for comments since his sudden resignation of cia director this week. the former cia director had this reaction. >> i don't think it affects the institution. obviously it will have an emotional affect, but in terms of the agency doing its job, no, not at all. with regard to general petraeus's career, history many judge that and history will judge his tremendous contribution to american security over his entire career. >> the broadwell is married and has two children. >>> tomorrow is veteran's day. the nation will because to honor all those who served. the holiday and ceremonies on monday. tonight we've got a story about one veteran whose patriotism istaking a hit. ken molestina explains why the symbol of this country is causing the man heartache and disappointment tonight. >> reporter: if you ask any true red-blooded american they'll tell you our flag stands for, among other things, o
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